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Inquiry submissions now online

Submissions to the Inquiry into ACT school closures are now available online at:
The Inquiry website. In total there were 76 submission, which is rumoured to be a very high number for an Assembly Inquiry.

Flynn P&C submission to the school closures inquiry

Flynn Primary School was a popular and healthy neighbourhood school and community centre before it was closed in 2006. The Flynn P&C believes the school and community resource centre were wrongfully closed and that remedial action is needed. Opening the school and community centre at Flynn can be justified on the basis of righting past wrongs, but and equally strong case comes from considering the best way forward.

Flynn welcomes Inquiry into school closures

The Flynn Primary School Parents and Citizens Association today cautiously welcomed news of an Inquiry into school closures, stressing that the Inquiry needs to fully examine the information and processes that led to decisions to close schools.

Inquiry will look into reopening shut schools

The ACT Legislative Assembly will today announce an inquiry into the Government’s decision to close 23 schools across Canberra. The Assembly’s Standing Committee on Education, Training and Youth Affairs will review the Government’s controversial Towards 2020 policy that prompted the mass closures in the 2006-07 budget.

Images from Flynn

Angles on the textured concrete walls


Flynn grounds

Landscape setting & grounds

Enrico Taglietti visting the school he designed

History and design

Memorial to John Flynn

Memorial to John Flynn